What is Family Constellations?

Founded by German psychotherapist and philosopher Bert Hellinger, Family Constellations is a methodology used to identify and resolve difficult life issues in our family, work, business, health or creativity. 

“In doing this kind of work you tread a certain path – you could call it a spiritual path if that word weren’t so inflated.   The more of this work you do the more it forces you into a way of behaving, into understanding, into humility, into a calm composure, and gentleness. In doing the work, your own maturity grows, and the more mature you become the more beautiful the work is” Bert Hellinger

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The method is a unique and deep process of therapeutic exploration of the forces that move us in life. Such forces often appear as difficulties or a sense of stuckness in life, affecting our behaviour, relationships, career, health / wellbeing or even financial circumstances. Constellations provides a three-dimensional ‘map’ of one’s life as it is at present.
It is a simple yet powerful way to explore entanglements and blockages in our personal life and in our family history. The method brings awareness and clarity into personal challenges by focusing the client on the root cause of such difficulties. Constellations provide an opening for a positive life shift and presents ways for deep healing processes to occur.

The constellation approach is about opening up a wide lens to view our lives through, helping us to include past generations, trans-generational traumas, and epigenetic inheritance – as often it is here that the root of the problem belongs.

“Family constellations can be described in so many ways, but to me its just pure magic of who we all are as humans, all parts of us. Of our connection to each other and memories we hold and love we feel and loyalty to the clan.
Remembering and honouring our roots and ancestors. Acknowledging their struggles. Its beautiful and powerful work and I will be forever grateful having found it.” (Participant in 2021/2022 training)

About Roisin

Welcome to my website, I facilitate Family Constellations in Dublin, around Ireland North and South, and in Lithuania.  Working online, with groups and individuals and using Bert Hellinger’s model.

Having stumbled across constellations in a yurt at Earthsong camps, I started my training in the UK with Barbara Morgan in 2013/2014.  This started me on a magical journey which continued with me going on to train again in 2015/2016 as Barbara’s apprentice, and then  as Barbara’s Assistant Trainer from 2017 to 2021.  Since 2021, I have been training facilitators here in Ireland, North and South, which is exciting and wonderful.  Bringing this healing work home and working across the border is fulfilling a great dream for me and training others to bring the work home to their communities, a blessing.

Continuing on my own journey is important to me, and participating in many other trainings with facilitators around the world keeps me on my toes.  Some of my other teachers include Dan Booth Cohen, Stephan Hausner, Anngwyn St. Just, Albrecht Mahr & Jan Jacob Stam.  I also work alongside many wonderful colleagues within the ISCA community attending the international intensives in Germany, South Africa, and more recently online at the ISCA Conference.

I am a founder member of the fun and inspiring Constellations Camp Ireland, a 5 day retreat camp in June with constellations and support events. I also have facilitated at Earthsong camp in Tipperary, Unicorn camp in the UK,  and run ongoing workshops in Lithuania.

In my own life I have seen huge changes in the relationships I have with my family, my children and their father as a direct result of doing constellations. Having four teenagers, now young adults, and seeing my own patterns show up in them was my own reason for seeking out the training,  and as I opened myself to  more constellations, I observed my family system relax and my desire grew to offer and share this magical work.  

How can attending a workshop help me?

Family constellations is soul work. In a group setting we create a safe and confidential space which then becomes a healing field. This allows us to look at the harmful beliefs and patterns that we have dragged along with us throughout our lives and sometimes passed on to our children. Working together, using members of the group as representatives, we create a “living map” of the problem, dynamic or situation. Through this lens, simple but hidden truths can be revealed and understood, giving new insight and opportunities for change and movement.

Whilst we each have our own personal history we are also, inevitably, deeply connected with our wider familial, social and cultural history which exerts a strong, and often unacknowledged, influence over us. Secrets, betrayals, war, and many other traumas are part of our history here in Ireland and Family Constellations gives us the opportunity to re examine our fixed ideas and judgements.

Upcoming Workshops

  • Systemic constellation workshops provide a respectful and confidential space in which to look at a wide range of personal issues. The process is supportive, and often highly illuminating and moving. At a workshop we are able to take rare and precious time to drop down into a different connection with ourselves, with others, and with the wider spheres of our relational life. Both bringing an issue and participating as a representative in other constellations offers insight and healing for all in the group.

Stephan Hausner one day workshop

  • Castlehacket House, Tuam, Co Galway
  • Cost €220 includes light lunch

This is a rare opportunity to work with Stephan Hausner a master facilitator and elder of the work. Limited space available

Contact Róisín 0851531106

  • Weekend workshop with Róisín Fallon – Belfast
  • January 7th & 8th

Two day workshop in Belfast exploring the dynamics of family and the patterns that interrupt the flow of love in our lives.

Full details and booking lette.hull@mail.com

  • Exploring our systemic wounds with Róisín Fallon
  • Dublin – January 21st & 22nd  2023 – Dublin

“Ancestral patterns are embedded in our DNA, and they’re unconscious” Suzi Tucker

Family constellations 2 day workshop exploring our systemic wounds with personal constellations, exercises and rituals.  Join us for this non residential day in Dublin, where, working as a group we can create a container to acknowledge what is and find a way to a fuller life.

Contact Róisín 0851531106 or roisin@constellation.ie

Four day immersion in the upper, middle and lower worlds of our sub conscious, this retreat teaches, in depth, the ancient practice of journeying our own realms guided and supported by two experienced facilitators.

Shamanic journeying is the greatest tool of the Shaman, meet your guides who have been alongside you all of your life, learn to interpret dreams and symbols of everyday life and journey the medicine wheel finding precise answers and direction for your life.

Contact p.kelly@subconsciouslyconscious.com

  • Opening up the systemic lens with constellations 
  • Slí na Bande, Newtownmountkennedy, Co. Wicklow
  • April  7/8/9  2023
  • August 11/12/13  2023
  • Residential option available

Diving deep into our family entanglements and dynamics supported by this venue has proven to be a full and heart opening weekend.

Slí na Bande, created by Marlene, Douglas  and their team (including Reilly the dog) provides us with the perfect container to fully explore the dynamics that are interrupting the flow of love in our lives. With extensive gardens, a wonderful workspace,  and the option of cosy accommodation and homecooked food, we are held by the outer field as we go in.

Full residential weekend;  includes shared accommodation and 6 delicious homecooked vegetarian meals from dinner Friday evening to Sunday lunch ; €380

Weekend workshop non residential; €180

Meals available for non residential participants; Lunch €22, Dinner €25

Workshop times – Friday 7 – 930, Saturday 9.30 – 5.30. Sunday 9.30 – 5    Contact Róisín 085 1531106 / roisin@constellation.ie

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